Fact sheet: EP Emerging Opportunities

Fund information
Fund name
EP Emerging Opportunities I GBP
Fund manager company
Edinburgh Partners (IRL)
Fund type
No data available.
Fund managers
  • Robin Weirsince 31/05/2012
  • Sandy Nairnsince 31/05/2012
Fund objective
The investment objective of the Fund is to provide an attractive real long-term total return.
Benchmark
  • MSCI Emerging Markets
Investment style
Value
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
24.8%
1 Year rank in sector
20/258
Sector
FO Equity - Emerging Markets
Yield
-
Fund size
£9m (£3m last year)
FE Risk score
?FE Risk Scores measure the riskiness of instruments relative to the FTSE 100 index of shares. Weekly volatility is measured over three years with recent behaviour counting more heavily than earlier behaviour. Cash-type investments will have scores close to zero. Funds will tend to have scores in the 0-150 range. The FTSE 100 is always scored at 100. There is no upper limit.
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Charlemagne Magna New Frontrs45.7%
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Jul Baer Mltistck Emerg Eq31.9%
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • China28.4%
    Korea13.1%
    India10.2%
    Mexico8.1%
    Taiwan7.5%
  • Banks21.3%
    Industrials14.9%
    Technology13.4%
    Retail7.3%
    Household Goods6.1%
  • Chinese Equities28.4%
    South Korean Equities13.1%
    Indian Equities10.2%
    Mexican Equities8.1%
    Taiwanese Equities7.5%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-6.5%1.7%24.5%24.8%--
Sector-4.6%-1.8%7.9%6.8%-7.8%1.5%
Rank within sector205 / 26351 / 2668 / 26320 / 258--
Quartile4th1st1st1st
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund26%-10.1%---
Sector9.9%-14.3%-1.4%-0.7%14.2%
Rank within sector27 / 25882 / 241---
Quartile1st2nd
Risk statistics
Alpha
?Alpha is a measure of a fund's over- or under-performance by comparison to its benchmark. If the Alpha is 5, the fund has outperformed its benchmark by 5%; so the greater the Alpha, the greater the outperformance.
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Beta
?Beta estimates a fund's volatility by comparison to that of its benchmark. A fund with a beta close to 1 means that the fund will move generally in line with the benchmark. Higher than 1 and the fund is more volatile than the benchmark and vice versa.
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Sharpe
?This commonly-used measure calculates the level of return over and above the return of a notional risk-free investment, such as cash. The difference in returns is then divided by the fund's volatility. The resulting ratio is an indication of the amount of excess return generated per unit of risk.
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Volatility
?Volatility (or standard deviation), when applied to an investment fund, expresses its risk. It shows how widely a range of returns varied from the fund's average return over a particular period. For example, if a fund had an average return of 5%, and its volatility was 15, this would mean that the range of its returns over the period had swung between +20% and -10%.
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Tracking error
?This measures the standard deviation of a fund's excess returns over the returns of an index or benchmark portfolio. As such, it can be an indication of 'riskiness' in the manager's investment style. A Tracking Error below 2 suggests a passive approach. At 3 and above the the manager will be deploying a more active investment style.
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Information ratio
?This is a useful risk-adjusted measure of actively managed fund performance. It is calculated by deducting the returns of the fund's benchmark from the fund's overall returns, then dividing the result by its tracking error. The higher the Information Ratio the better. It is generally considered that a figure of 0.5 reflects a good performance, 0.75 very good, and 1.00 outstanding.
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R-Squared
?An indication of how closely correlated a fund is to an index or a benchmark. Values for R-Squared range between 0 and 1, with 0 indicating no correlation at all and 1 showing a perfect match. Values upwards of 0.7 suggest that the fund's behaviour is increasingly linked to its benchmark.
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Price movement
52 week high1
52 week low0.65
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price0.91
Region
1China28.4%
2Korea13.1%
3India10.2%
4Mexico8.1%
5Taiwan7.5%
6Brazil7.4%
7Peru5.1%
8Philippines4.2%
9Hong Kong3%
Industry sector
1Banks21.3%
2Industrials14.9%
3Technology13.4%
4Retail7.3%
5Household Goods6.1%
6Resources6%
7Building & Construction5.3%
8Utilities4.4%
9Real Estate4.3%
Asset type
1Chinese Equities28.4%
2South Korean Equities13.1%
3Indian Equities10.2%
4Mexican Equities8.1%
5Taiwanese Equities7.5%
6Brazilian Equities7.4%
7Peruvian Equity5.1%
8Philippine Equities4.2%
9Hong Kong Equities3%
Individual holdings
1SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO3.8%
2TERNIUM SA3.6%
3SANDS CHINA LTD3%
4ALIBABA GROUP HLDG LTD2.9%
5HOLLYSYS AUTOMATION TECHNOLOGIES2.9%
6GRASIM INDUSTRIES2.8%
7MARCOPOLO SA2.8%
8BANK OF CHINA LTD - H2.7%
9CHICONY ELECTRONICS CO LTD2.7%
Management
Fund manager group
Edinburgh Partners
Fund manager company
Edinburgh Partners (IRL)
Fund type
No data available.
Fund objective
The investment objective of the Fund is to provide an attractive real long-term total return.
Benchmark
  • MSCI Emerging Markets
Investment style
Value
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Robin Weir31/05/2012Robin researches the global Infrastructure sector and Emerging Markets. He is responsible for managing several client portfolios, including the Edinburgh Partners Emerging Opportunities Fund. Prior to joining Edinburgh Partners Robin was with Scottish Widows Investment Partnership from 2001 to 2005. Latterly, he was European Equity Research Manager responsible for institutional fund investments in continental Europe and for ensuring high standards of research output. Before taking on this role he was Head of UK Life Funds and a member of the Global Equities team researching the global energy sector. Earlier in his career Robin spent nine years with Murray Johnstone as an equity analyst across a variety of asset classes. He was also a UK Equity Investment Director. He began his investment career with Nomura International in London and Tokyo. Robin holds a BA (Hons) in History from Queens’ College, Cambridge.
Sandy Nairn31/05/2012Dr Sandy Nairn, BSc, PhD, ASIP, CFA, Chief Executive and Investment Partner. Sandy researches the global Telecommunications sector and manages several client portfolios, including the Edinburgh Partners Global Opportunities Fund. He is a member of the Board of Directors. Sandy is one of the founders of Edinburgh Partners. Prior to establishing Edinburgh Partners he was Chief Investment Officer of Scottish Widows Investment Partnership (November 2000 to March 2003). Between 1990 and 2000 he was employed by Templeton Investment Management where he was Executive Vice President and the Director of Global Equity Research. During his time at Templeton, he was responsible for overseeing all research activities within the Templeton Group having spent the last year at Ft Lauderdale, Florida. Before joining Templeton Investment Management, Sandy spent four years at Murray Johnstone as a portfolio manager and research analyst. Prior to that, he spent a year as an economist at the Scottish Development Agency. Sandy graduated from the University of Strathclyde in 1982 and in 1985 he achieved a PhD in Economics from the University of Strathclyde/Scottish Business School. He is an Associate of the UK Society of Investment Professionals in the UK and is a CFA charterholder with the CFA Institute in the United States.
Compliance
IA Recognised, Reporting Fund Status, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom, Ireland, Offshore
EP Emerging Opportunities I EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price0.9728
CurrencyEUR
Price updated24/12/2015
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeKQ7I
EP Emerging Opportunities I GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price0.9085
CurrencyGBP
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeKQ7H
EP Emerging Opportunities I USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price1.135
CurrencyUSD
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeKQ6Q
EP Emerging Opportunities I Voting Acc USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.89%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price1.135
CurrencyUSD
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeN52J
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